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Pearson Software Quality Engineer in Colombo, Sri Lanka

Software Quality Engineer


At Pearson, we’re committed to a world that’s always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. From bringing lectures vividly to life to turning textbooks into laptop lessons, we are always re-examining the way people learn best, whether it’s one child in our own backyard or an education community across the globe. We are bold thinkers and standout innovators who motivate each other to explore new frontiers in an environment that supports and inspires us to always be better. By pushing the boundaries of technology — and each other to surpass these boundaries — we create seeds of learning that become the catalyst for the world’s innovations, personal and global, large and small.

  • Responsibilities and domain knowledge should cover as it assigned by the leadership

  • Adhere to company and project standards and guidelines.

  • Should support initiatives to achieve organization objectives

  • Participate in overall Pearson Lanka testing requirements including down time testing, All hands testing Chaos testing and Release Train Automation test execution.

  • Awareness of Pearson Lanka and SQE department goals and support the team to achieve those goals

  • Awareness of release process, all SQE artifacts, Tools and methodologies in the organization

  • Should be able to understand requirements clearly & relationships of new requirements to existing functionality from Business perspective

  • Ability to understand requirement and technical reference documents, charts, diagrams without a doubt and able to review and escalate any issues

  • Responsible for implementing test scenarios and test cases based on designed provided. peer reviewing QA artifacts such as test cases and test scenarios

  • Ability to develop parts of the test strategies and contribute test strategy design process

  • Ability to understand, troubleshoot and differentiate defects and requirement without a doubt

  • Responsible for On time delivery and timely escalations/update of risks, issues, status and exemptions to leadership

  • Should be able to support the Project team on Automation or Performance testing by creating and executing Automation/Performance scripts.

  • Should have a good knowledge of Automation and performance tools, architecture, framework and technologies used

  • Awareness of DB IDEs used

  • Effective communication with the team, leadership, internal and external customers covering all aspects of team needs.

  • Awareness of agile development practice and QA activities in the organization

  • Actively involve in at least one Practice Area.

  • Effectively participate in training organized by team/Organization and ability self-learn on domain and tools

  • Ability conduct training on domain/skill area

  • Maintain high team morale while working with other departments collaborative manner

  • Should support the team to achieve delivery expectations without task allocation

Actively involved in team events and organizing events

Own and complete successfully any other duties as assigned by the reporting manager


Education, Qualifications and background

  • BSc in Computer Science or related discipline or equivalent professional qualification

  • Minimum 1 year in Associate QA Engineer designation and role

  • Knowledge on Software Quality Assurance and testing

  • Knowledge in software development and the software development lifecycle.

  • Good analytical skills, troubleshooting and resolution skills.

  • Ability to self-learn and grasp the knowledge quickly.

  • Knowledge in Object oriented concepts, simple SQL Queries

  • Basic Knowledge in at least one software development tool

  • Ability to express and articulate the subject clearly & accurately

  • Ability to carry the right information to the right people

  • Should have an aptitude in reconciling business requirements with testing requirements with help of other stakeholders.

  • Knowledge of one Automation or performance test tool.

  • Basic knowledge on Agile/Scrum.

  • Should have good time management skills and optimistic attitude.

Primary Location: LK-1-Colombo

Job: Technology

Organization: Technology & Operations

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Jul 15, 2019

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 1908622

Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.